DESIGNING INFORMATION ANDCOMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIESFOR DEVELOPMENT Martin TomitschGuest talk in Political Economy of Devel...
Contemporary technologies, which giveaccess to this information, are seen as keyenablers for economic and social changein ...
Therefore, many initiatives of theinternational IT as well as economiccommunity focus on givingless-developed countriesacc...
This approach is called “Information andCommunication Technologies forDevelopment” (ICT4D).                               ...
Business
Business
Entrepreneurs
Creative industries
Invention
Invention        Image source: http://pritamkabe.wordpress.com/2011/02/24/the-mobile-money-m-pesa-phenomenon-in-kenya/
Hello documentary           Africaa research
Zanzibar
Mobile
Social
Status symbol
Personas
Seaweedfarminga research project
Seaweed farming
Culture
Politics
Zanzicodean education program
Free education
Web development
Basics
Local talent
“Before Zanzicode, Ithought website was likea giant lion that killpeople, but now I’mproud that I’m a websiteexperts.For n...
Designprocess
Identify needs/                establish              requirements(Re)Design                     Evaluate              Bui...
http://www.ideo.com/work/human-centered-design-toolkit/
» Connect better with people.» Transform data into actionable ideas.» See new opportunities.» Increase the speed and effec...
http://www.ideo.com/work/human-centered-design-toolkit/
http://www.ideo.com/work/human-centered-design-toolkit/
http://www.ideo.com/work/human-centered-design-toolkit/
http://www.ideo.com/work/human-centered-design-toolkit/
Resourcesfurther reading
http://www.socialbusinessforge.org
http://janchipchase.com/
http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/
http://whiteafrican.com/
martin.tomitsch@sydney.edu.au
All images by ICT4D.at, unless otherwise stated.For more information about the projects visit http://ict4d.at.    This wor...
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  1. 1. DESIGNING INFORMATION ANDCOMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIESFOR DEVELOPMENT Martin TomitschGuest talk in Political Economy of Development | 21 Sep 2011 | The University of Sydney
  2. 2. Contemporary technologies, which giveaccess to this information, are seen as keyenablers for economic and social changein these countries andare even believed tobe catalysts toleapfrog the formerindustrial revolution,immediately givingless developedcountries the possibilityto catch up with theWestern world. http://ict4d.at/2008/04/28/definition/
  3. 3. Therefore, many initiatives of theinternational IT as well as economiccommunity focus on givingless-developed countriesaccess to moderninformation andcommunicationtechnologies andtrain them to useand adapt them totheir purposes. http://ict4d.at/2008/04/28/definition/
  4. 4. This approach is called “Information andCommunication Technologies forDevelopment” (ICT4D). http://ict4d.at/2008/04/28/definition/
  5. 5. Business
  6. 6. Business
  7. 7. Entrepreneurs
  8. 8. Creative industries
  9. 9. Invention
  10. 10. Invention Image source: http://pritamkabe.wordpress.com/2011/02/24/the-mobile-money-m-pesa-phenomenon-in-kenya/
  11. 11. Hello documentary Africaa research
  12. 12. Zanzibar
  13. 13. Mobile
  14. 14. Social
  15. 15. Status symbol
  16. 16. Personas
  17. 17. Seaweedfarminga research project
  18. 18. Seaweed farming
  19. 19. Culture
  20. 20. Politics
  21. 21. Zanzicodean education program
  22. 22. Free education
  23. 23. Web development
  24. 24. Basics
  25. 25. Local talent
  26. 26. “Before Zanzicode, Ithought website was likea giant lion that killpeople, but now I’mproud that I’m a websiteexperts.For now I’m designing awebsite for the ministry ofsports in Zanzibar, a lot ofthanks to Zanzicodefounders.”
  27. 27. Designprocess
  28. 28. Identify needs/ establish requirements(Re)Design Evaluate Build an interactive version Final product
  29. 29. http://www.ideo.com/work/human-centered-design-toolkit/
  30. 30. » Connect better with people.» Transform data into actionable ideas.» See new opportunities.» Increase the speed and effectiveness of creating new solutions. http://www.ideo.com/work/human-centered-design-toolkit/
  31. 31. http://www.ideo.com/work/human-centered-design-toolkit/
  32. 32. http://www.ideo.com/work/human-centered-design-toolkit/
  33. 33. http://www.ideo.com/work/human-centered-design-toolkit/
  34. 34. http://www.ideo.com/work/human-centered-design-toolkit/
  35. 35. Resourcesfurther reading
  36. 36. http://www.socialbusinessforge.org
  37. 37. http://janchipchase.com/
  38. 38. http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/
  39. 39. http://whiteafrican.com/
  40. 40. martin.tomitsch@sydney.edu.au
  41. 41. All images by ICT4D.at, unless otherwise stated.For more information about the projects visit http://ict4d.at. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/ licenses/by-sa/3.0/.
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